Honey is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the valley’s three Certified Farmers’ Markets. Ours comes from Temecula Valley Honey, and it’s locally sourced (Hemet), raw and all natural. Temecula Valley Honey comes in several varieties – Star Thistle, Buckwheat, Orange Blossom, Wildflower, Sweet Alfalfa, Desert Sage – and more! There are also a variety of sizes to choose from, starting with MiniBear Squeeze Bottles ($3 each or $5 for two) and going all the way up to 32 oz jars ($15 each), with all sorts of sizes in between. Temecula Valley Honey also offers Comb Honey, fully intact, and in combo jars, as well as Bee Pollen. Try some honey. It’s a sweet start to the New Year!
Did you know: Humans have a long history with Honey, as evidenced by a cave painting, depicting honey gatherers in Valencia, Spain, that dates back over 8,000 years. Throughout that time, Honey has been used in various foods and beverages as a sweetener and/or as a flavoring. It has also been used in religious rituals, and in various medicinal traditions to treat a variety of ailments. Honey was even used in the embalming process in ancient Egypt and throughout the Middle East during ancient times.
Price: $3.00 – $ 15.00.